caniniform etymology

English word caniniform comes from English canine, English -iform ((with interfix -i-).)

Detailed word origin of caniniform

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
canine English (eng) (anatomy) Of or pertaining to mammalian teeth which are cuspids or fangs.. Dog-like.. Of, or pertaining to, a dog or dogs. (formal) Any of certain extant canids regarded as similar to the dog or wolf (including coyotes, jackals, etc.) but distinguished from the vulpines, which are regarded as fox-like.. (poker slang) A king and a nine as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic [...]
-iform English (eng) (with interfix -i-).
caniniform English (eng) Shaped like a canine tooth.

Words with the same origin as caniniform

Descendants of canine
K-9 unit K9 caninal caninity infracaninophile
Descendants of -iform
adipoceriform alphabetiform aluminiform amianthiform calculiform capsuliform coniform curariform extractiform fabiform fibriform gasiform gelatiniform granuliform homiform maxilliform nystagmiform palpiform racemiform runiform sacculiform saliniform scalpelliform varioliform vasiform